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Search continues for man who jumped into Kern River to save juvenile

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Posted at 11:26 AM, Jun 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-15 14:26:09-04

Search and rescue crews continue to look for a man who reportedly jumped into the Kern River in an attempt to save a juvenile that was in distress.

According to the Kern County Sheriff's Office, the man went missing shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday east of the mouth of the canyon.

23ABC confirmed that the juvenile was rescued from the river and is safe.

This is a developing story and more information will be provided when it becomes available.